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Classes Starting the Week of June 3 & 10

Starting the Week of June 3 Find Your Perfect Plotting Method – Different Ways to Plot with Becky Martinez How to Craft a Mystery/Thriller with L.C. Hayden  Special events Polish Your Hot Summer Pitch with Becky Martinez  Starting the Week of June 10 Beyond the Hero’s Journey with Pamela Jaye Smith  Love in the Air with Rebekah …
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Demystifying Narrative Structure by Romy Sommer

Narrative structure… those words sound terribly intimidating, don’t they? But before you go running for the hills, let me demystify the subject a little for you. Narrative structure isn’t about plotting the life out of your novel, nor is it about following a formula. What it is about is understanding how stories are built. Stories …
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Your Heroine’s Journey is Your Reader’s Journey by Deborah Bailey

It’s probably safe to say that most writers are familiar with the Hero’s Journey, or some variation, of it. Years ago, I read “The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers” by Christopher Vogler, which is based on Joseph Campbell’s work (and described in his book, “The Hero with a Thousand Faces”). What I didn’t know …